A 46-year-old member asked:
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what are odds of dying during heart transplant surgery?

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Dr. Peter Varga
40 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Minimal: Very low. Different surgeons will quote different percentages, generally there is a better than 99% chance of surviving the operation.
Answered on Apr 22, 2014
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Dr. Liviu Klein
22 years experience Cardiology
Low: In experienced centers the death rate during heart transplant is less than 1%.
Answered on Jul 1, 2012

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Hmmm: Depends on many factors. Best to ask your transplant surgeon who will know you best.

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